Video On Demand

Building Partnerships between Religion & Health

July 10, 2015 • 12:30 – 2:30 pm EDT

The Children's AIDS Fund

Please join us for an event marking the forthcoming Lancet series on faith-based health care. The session will examine the contributions of faith leaders and organizations to global health efforts, identifying some of their unique strengths and challenges. In addition to reviewing the latest evidence, there will also be a focus on how US policymakers can better partner and leverage faith-based organizations to improve health outcomes.

Event Agenda

Introductory remarks:

Talia Dubovi
Deputy Director and Senior Fellow
CSIS Global Health Policy Center

Panel 1: Lancet series on faith-based health care

Presenter introductions :

William Summerskill
Senior Executive Editor
The Lancet

Jill Olivier
Senior Lecturer and Research Director
School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town

Andrew Tomkins
Emeritus Professor of International Child Health
Institute for Global Health, Institute of Child Health, University College, London

Jean Duff
Partnership for Faith and Development

Anita Smith

Panel 2: Implications for US Policy

Mark Brinkmoeller
USAID Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives

Sandra Thurman
Chief Strategy Officer
Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Global Health Diplomacy

Jen Kates
Vice President and Director of Global Health and HIV Policy
Kaiser Family Foundation

Moderator :

Janet Fleischman
Senior Associate
CSIS Global Health Policy Center

This event is made possible by the generous support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Janet Fleischman
Senior Associate (Non-resident), Global Health Policy Center
Talia Dubovi
Senior Associate (Non-Resident), Diversity and Leadership in International Affairs Project